Category: Insight

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What skills do the engineers of the future need?

Hint: We need emotionally intelligent people with engineering skills. 

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A CEO who was rejected hundreds of times before making it big shares the strategy she used to secure her dream partnership after 7 years of trying

Maria Hatzistefanis has been rejected hundreds of times in her career since founding the skincare company Rodial in 1999.

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Founders, here’s how to build meaningful relationships with VCs

Honesty and face time are a key part of forging strong relationships with investors.

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6 Money Tips From Self-Made Billionaires

Entrepreneurship is not an easy road. You must carve your own way to success.

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The growing force of women in tech

While they comprise half of the U.S. workforce, women still hold less than 20 percent of all tech jobs. By ...

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10 Ways Millennials are Turning Hobbies Into Successful Businesses

It’s 2018, and millennials are proving they can make almost anything into a million dollar venture.

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How Jewelry Mogul Kendra Scott Built a Billion-Dollar Brand From an Attic

Kendra Scott, the eponymous jewelry brand, may have 2000-some employees, 90-plus retail stores and a valuation topping $1 billion, but ...

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14 Months, 120 Cities, $2 Billion: There’s Never Been a Company Like Bird.

E-scooters are a controversial business. Don’t expect Bird’s driven founder, Travis VanderZanden, to apologize for his.

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How the company MailChimp built a $600M business

Last year, Chestnut and co-founder Dan Kurzius had seen their company reach $525 million in annual revenue, without ever taking ...

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Fintech startup Plaid raises $250M at a $2.65B valuation

Plaid has emerged as one of the most critical contributors to financial technology’s evolution — and one of the most ...

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Tesla launching new retail stores with a focus on malls

Tesla is significantly expanding its retail presence this week with 11 new stores in the US and it’s focusing on ...

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Meet the 24-year-old who’s the youngest female broker in the New York Stock Exchange

Lauren Simmons, an equity trader for Rosenblatt Securities, is the youngest woman to be a full-time broker on the New ...

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Evan Spiegel: 10 Amazing Facts About Snapchat’s Co-Founder

Snapchat CEO and co-founder Evan Spiegel dropped out of Stanford University to start his company. Here are 10 important facts ...

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Steve Jobs Asked One Profound Question That Took Apple From Near Bankruptcy To $1 Trillion

It’s easy to forget that Apple’s path to its $1 trillion valuation was nearly derailed when the company was running ...

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Anarghya Vardhana, 30-year-old partner at Howard Schultz’s VC firm, shares her top 3 tips for launching a career in tech

Anarghya Vardhana is used to being one of the youngest people in the room. At age 17, she published a ...